Single Person Discount

Your full council tax bill is based on at least two adults living in a home. Spouses and partners who live together are jointly responsible for paying the bill.

Your council tax bill will be reduced by 25% if you count as an adult for Council Tax and either:

  • you live on your own
  • no-one else in your home counts as an adult

You will get a 50% discount if no-one living in your home, including you, counts as an adult.

Apply for a Single Person Discount ›

Who doesn't count as an adult?

These people are not counted as adults for Council Tax:

  • children under 18
  • people on apprentice schemes
  • 18 and 19-year-olds who are in full-time education
  • full-time college and university students
  • young people under 25 who receive funding from the Skills Funding Agency or Young People's Learning Agency
  • student nurses
  • foreign language assistants registered with the British Council
  • people who have a severe mental impairment
  • live-in carers who look after someone who isn't their partner, spouse or child (up to 18 years)
  • diplomats

For more information, please email council.tax@molevalley.gov.uk or call the Revenues team on 01306 879293.

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Last Updated: 15/02/2018




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